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2 children die in Marshall-Shadeland house fire

Two children died in a house fire Monday morning in the Marshall-Shadeland section of the city, authorities said. The children, ages unknown, were in the attic ...

As more pedal, bicyclists' injuries on rise on Pittsburgh streets

Reported motor vehicle/bicycle crashes in Pittsburgh increased annually in the past five years, even as officials dedicated more public money to improve biking infrastructure. The ...

Latrobe native Curtin's passions collide as intern with Smithsonian museum

Pamela Curtin of Latrobe spent her summer helping others look to the stars. The West Virginia University graduate student will wrap up an internship at the ...

Message of hope touted in walk for addiction recovery

Long-term recovering drug addicts on Saturday said they are living proof that sobriety is attainable even though the heroin epidemic and other drugs are killing ...

Gunfire at teen nightclub party leaves 2 dead, 17 wounded

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Gunfire erupted at a nightclub hosting a swimsuit-themed party for teens in Florida, leaving two teens dead and at least 17 ...

Penn Hills woman pleads no contest in fatal stabbing

A Penn Hills woman will spend 11 1/2 to 23 months in prison for fatally stabbing a man with a kitchen knife in a Braddock ...

Plane fire injures pilot, stops traffic at Allegheny County Airport

A plane fire halted all traffic at Allegheny County Airport in West Mifflin. Allegheny County Airport Authority officials said a private aircraft that landed at the ...

Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.83B, marking end of an era

SAN FRANCISCO — Verizon is buying Yahoo for $4.83 billion, marking the end of an era for a company that once defined the internet. It is ...

Syrian asylum seeker blows himself up, wounding 15 in Germany

ANSBACH, Germany — A Syrian man whose asylum bid had been rejected in Germany recorded a cellphone video of himself pledging allegiance to the Islamic ...

On eve of convention, Democratic chair announces resignation

PHILADELPHIA — Debbie Wasserman Schultz is resigning under pressure as Democratic Party chairwoman, a stunning leadership shakeup as party officials gather in Philadelphia to nominate ...

Forest Hills man killed in motorcycle accident

A 63-year-old Forest Hills man was killed Sunday in a motorcycle accident on the Parkway East near Wilkinsburg. The crash happened at about 2 p.m. on ...

Carrick woman charged with fatally stabbing brother

A Carrick woman is charged with fatally stabbing her brother in the kitchen of her home Saturday night. Pittsburgh police filed homicide charges Sunday against Monica ...

Heat advisory issued for Western Pennsylvania

The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for southwestern Pennsylvania and cautioned residents to be mindful of hot temperatures and high humidity. Forecasters predict temperatures ...